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    DescriptionFive years after the initial publication of Worldchanging, the landscape of environmentalism and sustainability has changed dramatically. The average reader is now well-versed-and sometimes inundated-with green lifestyle advice. Buying organic is old news for those who are watching urban farms sprout up in their neighborhoods. Recycling seems quaint when the buzz is about creating zero waste societies. In 2011, green is the starting point, not the destination. This second edition of the bestselling book is extensively revised to include the latest trends and statistics. More than 160 new entries include up-to-the-minute information on the locavore movement, carbon-neutral homes, novel transportation solutions, the growing trend of eco-tourism, the concept of food justice, and much more. Additional new sections focus on the role of cities as the catalyst for change in our society. With 50% new material, this edition incorporates the most recent studies and projects being implemented worldwide. The end result is a guided tour through the most exciting new tools, models, and ideas for building a better future.


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    Title
    Worldchanging
    Subtitle
    A User's Guide for the 21st Century
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alex Steffen, By (author) Sagmeister Inc.
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 600
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 1,089 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780810997462
    ISBN 10: 0810997460
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: YNN, AGN
    BIC E4L: ENV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.8
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 560
    BIC subject category V2: RN
    BISAC V2.8: NAT010000
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    DC22: 333.7
    Libri: ENGM4500
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17610
    Libri: KLIM2075, OEKO2040, P0042408, TREI4700
    BISAC V2.8: NAT038000
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: EV
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000
    B&T Approval Code: A83150000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A61010000
    BISAC V2.8: HOM022000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HC79.E5 W676 2011
    Thema V1.0: RNK, VSZ, RNT, RNF
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised and updated ed
    Illustrations note
    300 4-colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Abrams
    Imprint name
    Abrams
    Publication date
    01 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Alex Steffen is the co-founder of Worldchanging.com and the author of Abrams' Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century. In the last six years, Worldchanging.com has become one of the world's leading sustainability-related publications. Steffen makes regular speaking appearances at multinational corporations like Nike, Yahoo!, and Amazon. He is a leading voice in planetary futurism and has inspired over 600 stories in the media, including a CNN documentary.